Thursday, April 24, 2014

Thomas Ehretsmann: Extreme

Thomas Ehretsmann illustrated a short story series for Playboy Magazine, running over three installments in the current and future months' issues.

Jeanine Henderson: Dust Chronicles

Jeanine Henderson was recently commissioned to redesign a YA post-apocalyptic thriller series for Skyscape. The focus was on hand-lettered title type design that would turn from orderly and a bit futuristic to “deviant”, swirling and splitting off into different directions that would snake around the cover.

Michael Sloan: Venice

Michael Sloan is on the road again… this time in beautiful Venice, Italy, sketchbook in hand as always!

Mark Summers: Madame du Barry

Mark Summers illustrates, in glorious detail, the beautiful Dolores del Rio in the role of Madame du Barry.

Leon Mussche: Democracy under Construction

Leon Mussche was commissioned to illustrate a sequence of three images for a political essay running in Dutch opinion magazine Elsevier Juist.

Anna + Elena Balbusso: The Prince of the City of Sand

Anna + Elena Balbusso illustrated the cover of the Italian edition of "Il Principe Della Citta' di Sabbia" (The Prince of the City of Sand) published by Oscar Mondadori Junior, Italy 2014.

Eric Hanson: The Folly of Saving What You Kill

Eric Hanson’s illustration for the New York Times Op-Ed accompanies a piece criticizing the practice of partial architectural preservation.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Raul Colon: My Name is Gabito

Raul Colon illustrated a wonderful children’s biography of the late master of magical realism, Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Winner of the ALA 2008 Pura Belpre Award Honor for Illustration, “My Name is Gabito” is still available from Theispot.com Bookstore.

Richard Borge: Boom!

Richard Borge’s latest illustration for Wall Street Journal accompanies an article about winners and losers of the oil boom.

Paul Morton: Christmas in April

Paul Morton is no longer fazed by “off-calendar” illustration schedules.  While the rest of us are still picking over our Easter baskets, Paul has just finished up two more Christmas themed “Imaginetic” magnetic sticker sets for Interplay. Here’s a pre-production peek: